Guest Rooms 310
Kings/Suites/Doubles 229 / 20 / 81
Seasonal Rates: High Low Shoulder
Resort Fee N/A
Room Tax 9.25
Sales Tax 4.16
139 min 83 miles (132 km)
40 min 18 miles (29 km)
59 min 36 miles (58 km)
As a 2012 Pinnacle Award winner from Successful Meetings Magazine, Makena Beach & Golf Resort is the ideal place to host your next Maui meeting or event. Indoor facilities can accommodate up tp 520 guests, while outdoor spaces can accommodate up to 1,200. Discover this lush, secluded hideaway with dedicated conference space for Hawaii meetings and business events.
Choose from a variety of outdoor locations, spread over 1,800 acres, including three with spectacular oceanfront views. Perfect for receptions, theme parties, and dining events for up to 1,200.
All meeting rooms and locations offer the latest audiovisual equipment, high-speed Internet access, full-service catering & conventions staff to coordinate all the details, business services and translation assistance, and activity planning including tennis tournaments, themed events, and luaus.
Makena Beach & Golf Resort Announces Special $199 Group Offer and All Inclusive Meeting Packages for 2013
Posted February 21, 2013
Meetings in Paradise Made Easy at Makena
Wailea-Makena, Maui, February 20, 2013… A three consecutive year Pinnacle Award Winner for excellence in meetings and incentive events, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort proudly announces their new $199 meeting and incentive group offer and their group inclusive packages for year 2013.
The Makena Beach & Golf Resort is located on 1,800 acres of Maui’s sunny southern shore with over 80,000 square feet of both indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. The resort offers a plethora of choices to fit any group meeting or event space needs with everything from gorgeous mountain vistas down to lush manicured lawns located on the water’s edge.
Not only does the resort offer great spaces but for year 2013, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort has made destination meetings affordable with their Perfect Makena Meeting and Incentives Offer featuring group rates starting at $199 per night. The offer provides groups with 25 to 100 rooms can qualify for the following:
• One bedroom Partial Ocean View suite upgrade for every 25 rooms (a $470 value).
• One complimentary night for each hotel site inspection (with a maximum of 3 rooms)
• A 10% Food and Beverage rebate applied to the group master account
• A 5% room credit, applied back to the group master account on the total room revenue
• Five Complimentary VIP arrival amenities (a $200 value)
• One staff room at 25% off the given group rate, offered for every 25 occupied rooms
For groups of 100 or more rooms can add the following perks:
• Complimentary beer and wine for the first hour of a two-hour welcome reception
• One complimentary spa treatment for every 10 fully paid spa treatments
• An additional upgrade to a Partial Ocean View suite at the group rate (a $470 value).
• Complimentary VIP round trip airport transfer for up to two suite upgrades (a $300 value).
Applicable for new bookings only and subject to group room availability. Two night minimum length of stay required. Valid for dates of stay from now until December 15, 2013. Holiday and high demand blackout periods apply. Above rates are exclusive of applicable taxes. Holiday, blackout periods and high demand periods (January - March 31, 2013) do apply.
The Makena Beach & Golf Resort also makes it easy and convenient to plan meetings in paradise with three unique group inclusive packages starting at $315 per person per night.
The Makena Beach & Golf Resort offers three group inclusive packages called the Makena Group Inclusive Package, the Gold Group Inclusive Package, and the Platinum Group Inclusive Package. “Makena’s group packages are designed to make it easy and affordable to host meetings on Maui, providing the essential components of destination meetings while also including pleasure experiences unique to Makena,” said Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s Director of Sales Roger Bright. Each package is offered at a price-per-person rate covering everything from guest room accommodations to dining for your group. Packages also include special planned opening night dinner and final night gala, with one hour cocktail receptions prior to each event. Complimentary inclusions like internet in rooms, and snorkel and beach rentals also come with the package price. “At Makena we look to create a place where business is done with pleasure by providing meetings and events with Aloha,” adds Bright. Packages also feature special leisure events as enhancement to various packages, events like snorkel or sunset sails or even a special planned evening event at Maui Ocean Center.
The Makena Group Inclusive Package is offered at $315 per person per night and includes
• Run of ocean hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy)
• Breakfast buffet daily at leisure in hotel Restaurant
• Dinner daily for evenings at Leisure (not including room service)
• Opening dinner and gala dinner on final night with Resort Brand Bar Package
• One (1) hour cocktail reception before opening dinner night and final night gala
• Snorkel Equipment and regular beach rentals as offered by the hotel
• Hi-Speed Wifi Internet Access in rooms
• Complimentary Self-Parking
• All taxes, resort fees (porter age and maid gratuities) and service charges
The Gold Inclusive Group Package is offered at $345 per room per night and includes all the inclusions above but with the addition of an exclusive group Deluxe Snorkel Sail event with breakfast, lunch and beverages.*
The Platinum Group Inclusive Package starts $365 per person per night and includes all the inclusions stated in the Makena Group Inclusive package but with the added bonus of :
• Sunset sail with appetizers and beverages*
• Exclusive evening event at Maui Ocean Center, Maui’s award-winning and state-of-the-art marine park.*
*Transportation to/from event facilities not included in package price
Inclusive packages for groups of 25 rooms or more with a minimum of 50 people and based on double occupancy. Packages rates are subject to change without notice. Valid dates of stay are valid form now to December 15, 2013. Blackout periods do apply.
To take advantage of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s 2013 group rates and packages or for more information contact Makena’s Sales Department at (800) 368-8444 or (808) 891-4001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.makenaresortmaui.com.
About The Makena Beach & Golf Resort:
The Makena Beach & Golf Resort is located on 1,800 acres of Maui’s sunny southern shore. Makena is home to 310 newly beautified spacious rooms and suites. Formerly the Maui Prince, the resort offers accommodations with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, and 10,000-ft. Mount Haleakala. Home to four restaurants and lounges, the culinary staff has developed recipes highlighting fresh seasonal ingredients and island flavors. The resort also boasts unforgettable oceanfront wedding locations, excellent indoor and outdoor meeting facilities and banquet services. Combined with an exceptional aloha spirited staff, this resort’s lush location beyond the hustle and bustle of Wailea provides the best of a Maui vacation.
Makena Beach & Golf Resort now offers 44 plus channels of high definition television service in their guest rooms
Posted August 1, 2012
Wailea-Makena, August 1, 2012... The Makena Beach & Golf Resort completes its transition over to high definition channel service in all 310 guest rooms and suites, now offering 44 plus HD channels and six SD channels on their new 37-inch flat screen HD televisions.
The resort who introduced free wireless internet service in all guest rooms and various resort areas last month is proud to provide their guests with another upgrade to their Makena resort experience. “We are continually looking to improve the guest experience and are happy to provide additional value to our guests during their stay here at Makena via in-room entertainment upgrades, says Carmine Iommazzo General Manager of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort.
The resort 44 HD channels include news & weather channels like FOX and CNN, sport channels like ESPN and the Golf Channel, family and educational programming like Disney and National Geographic channels, entertainment channels include USA, TNT and the MGM HD, while international channels like Japan’s NGN NHK news and Chinese CHTV are also made available in SD programming. In addition to the new HD channels, the resort also offers pay-per-view entertainment via the Lodgenet Hotel Entertainment System. Channels can be viewed via the resorts new 37 inch flat screen High Definition televisions available in all guest rooms and suites.
For more information on the Makena Beach & Golf Resort, and for reservations, call 800-321-MAUI (6284), or 808-874-1111, or visit www.makenaresortmaui.com
About the Makena Beach & Golf Resort:
Located on 1,800 acres of Maui’s sunny southern shore, the Resort’s 310 guestrooms and suites, offers private lanais with sweeping Pacific Ocean and Mount Haleakala views. The resort also boasts unforgettable oceanfront wedding locations, excellent meeting facilities and banquet services. Combined with an exceptional aloha spirited staff, this secluded hideaway provides the best of a Maui vacation.
Successful Meetings 2012 Pinnacle Award Winner, Makena Beach & Golf Resort announces “Signature Events and Signature Breaks at Makena”
Posted June 28, 2012
Wailea-Makena, Maui, June 28, 2012…A 2012 Pinnacle Award winner for excellence in meetings and incentive travel, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort is proud to announce its Signature Events and Signature Breaks program.
“We are honored to be a recipient of the 2012 pinnacle award for the third consecutive year,” says Carmine Iommazzo, General Manager of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort. For over 27 years, the Pinnacle Award has earned a reputation as the most credible and prestigious symbol of excellence among meeting professionals and travel suppliers alike. The Makena Beach & Golf Resort has been named once again as one of the best meeting and incentive hotels and resorts in the world, and has received a prestigious Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings. The Pinnacle Awards are the mark of excellence for meeting destinations, hotels and conference centers, where organizations have done an outstanding job services their meetings, incentive travel programs, trade shows and conventions during the previous year. “At Makena we are continually working to provide the best in meeting and incentive programs and look to continue this trend in years to come by offering inventive, original and value-oriented programs” adds Mr. Iommazzo.
Located on 1,800 acres on Maui’s sunny southern shore and climatologically blessed with 330 days of sunshine, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort is adorned with manicured lawns featuring ocean front views and/or front row seats to Maui’s majestic sunsets. Home to three premier ocean front locations, one atrium garden location with meandering streams, koi ponds and a waterfall, and one mountain vista location at 600 ft. elevation, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort is perfect for outdoor events to compliment a meeting or incentive program. Whether it is an elegant classy affair, an immersion into Hawaii’s cultural melting pot, or a jawaiian beach party, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s talented catering and convention services team is proud to announce four signature events that showcases the resort’s beautiful outdoor locations and provides meeting goers with Maui-inspired events they’ll never forget.
“Our new signature events and signature breaks are a perfect example of our strive towards meeting and incentive travel excellence, these programs not only showcases our unique property but our ability to provide innovative and well executed premier events and inventive breaks,” explains Michele Brumblay, Director of Catering and Convention Services at Makena, “these offerings compliment that resort’s overall goal to provide a beautiful meeting or incentive travel program experience from start to finish.”
Above & Beyond – Kanani O Makena (Beauty of Makena)
Inspired by the Makena’s impressive showing for it Classic Vacation’s Incentive Travel Star Performers Program, this signature event goes above and beyond the expectations for meeting travelers and showcases the best that the Makena Beach & Golf Resort has to offer. Sensory experiences available at this event include signature items from the resort’s four restaurants. Whether it is the Molokai Purple Potato and Baby Spiny Lobster Tail Salad from Molokini Grill, or the El Cubano Mini Sliders and Tostones at the Pool Grill, or Café on the Green’s Lemongrass Corn Veloute with Rock Shrimp Salpicon Salad, to even Café Kiowai’s Makena-Sadas (Hawaii signature Portuguese style doughnuts), the restaurant offerings are served from stations manned by Makena’s talented team of chefs. Innovative libations are served from a frosty martini bar and ice sculptured sake bar. Tropical floral arrangements adorn sunset colored table lines with tapa overlays. Hawaiian style accents like monkey pod wood base plates and bamboo entrance archways with tropical floral enhance the experience. For entertainment, upscale island-inspired entertainment fills the roster, with such choices as a Polynesian Revue with fireknife dancing, Hawaiian hula and a contemporary Hawaiian trio band. For larger groups and meeting planners looking for the wow factor, the resort offers a Polynesian Extravaganza Upgrade; featuring a three hour stage show that starts off with a hula and drum processional upon arrival and three stage vignettes that include two aerial acrobatic performances, Polynesian dancing and a grand fire knife dance finale.
Across the Pacific Ocean– East Meets West
Located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii is a melting pot of cultures, melding the best of the east and the west. From ethnic Asian delicacies to Western traditional favorites, this signature event’s culinary offerings travel the globe from a French inspired mustard crusted tenderloin, to classically Japanese made-to-order sushi and tempura stations, and to Hawaiian-style ceviche made with fresh - caught this morning-- fish. Ice sculptures that entice the eyes also quench the thirst as innovated sake bars and tropical drink luge. The sounds of Asia fill the night, as a steady chorus of taiko drum beats announces the start of an exciting evening and impulsive bells urge a thrilling Chinese Lion Dance, while the Eastern Jazz Duo provides a smooth finish to the evening’s entertainment. Oceanfront settings are enhanced with Asian centerpieces with floral and Hawaiian shells on tapa covered tables, wooden black pergola canopy with red fabric sways providing Asian aesthetics, while up-lighting on nearby palm trees create dramatic effect.
Tiffany & Ivory – Grand Finale
Those looking for elegance, look no further than Makena’s dramatic signature event, inspired by the grace and class of the Tiffany brand. A perfect choice for a grand finale incentive event, it is an evening with a convivial lounge atmosphere bathed in soothing colors of Tiffany Blue and Ivory. Five star dining graces the menu, featuring the signature dishes of Executive Chef Marc McDowell including a Kona Lobster & Heirloom Tomato Pinwheel Salad, Grilled Filet Mignon and Macadamia and Cilantro Crusted Mahi-Mahi. Sip on ultra-premium drinks from the martini bars, while lounging on dinner tables dressed in a sea of silk topped with ornate tiffany and sand centerpieces, place settings with lamour napkins and treatments, and surrounded by Chiavari chairs. Soothing music from a jazz contemporary band or a Classical acoustic string quartet intermingle with the sound of the waves gently caressing Makena’s shoreline. It is a final evening in Hawaii transformed into an unforgettable event.
Tropical Fruit Wave – Jawaiian Jamboree
A fun and festive display of island-style partying, meeting goers will give into island fever with this Latin infused, Jawaiian inspired bash. From the bright splashes of orange, yellow, and green floral surrounding warm fire pits and comfy loungers, to exotic fruit fusion mojitos, Jamaican & Hawaiian beers and fresh island culinary delights like Watermelon Jicama salad, grilled cubano sandwiches and Cuban Mojo grilled chicken; the entire night will invigorate your senses. Samba and conga beats will enliven the night while party mingling actors dressed in the fashion of Chiquita Banana interact with party guests. The entire night becomes a sensory tropical wave of experiences.
Jump start a morning of meetings or get over that afternoon slump with Makena’s 15 minute signature breaks meant to break through meeting monotony and reinvigorate the senses.
Chinese Take Out
Maui is not a destination known Chinese cuisine, but the culinary and catering team makes this possible at Makena. Take a break with Makena’s version of Chinese Take-out. Quick and filling, experience Chinatown sights and smells with assorted dim sum served in steamer baskets, Chow Mein noodles tossed with fresh veggies served in classic Chinese Take Out boxes, wack and hack mirin glazed duck served in steamed buns and fortune cookies. The break fare is displayed on black and red linens adorned with Chinese lanterns, Hawaii style cracked seed jars and traditional Ming pottery. Enhance break time with a quick Chinese lion dance and drums to get the blood flowing.
Jazz up break-time with an array of healthy energy boosting fare like fresh island fruit skewers, portioned yogurt cups with granola, home-made power & granola bars, freshly baked zucchini and carrot breads, and an assortment of non-fat muffins. All served in a farmer’s market-style baskets and jars, on hay bales, and bright colored linens. European techno beats complete the experience designed to pump up the brain and heart. Further enhance break time with made-to-order fruit and veggie smoothies.
My Fair Makena
Sometimes it takes a short blast from the past to wake up your senses. Travel to your favorite great childhood memories with Makena’s mini county fair featuring the same great carnival colors and county fair oh-so-good salty treats staples. Buttered popcorn and cracker jacks served in vintage boxes, roasted salted peanuts and warm jumbo soft pretzels served with stone ground mustard, tortilla chips with chili con-queso and mini hot dogs and Makena signature Arnold Palmers are served on picnic tables covered in red and white checkered lines, surrounded by hay bales, wooden crates and vintage glassware. All will invoke images of afternoons spent at brightly colored carnivals or thrilling county fair rides. Complete the county fair afternoon picnic with miniature made-to-order cotton candy cones and clown entertainment enhancements.
For more information on the Makena’s signature events and breaks or for reservations, call 800-321-MAUI (6284) or 808-874-1111 or visit www.makenaresortmaui.com
Makena Beach & Golf Resort
5400 Makena Alanui
Wailea-Makena, Maui, Hawaii 96753
United States of America
Hotel Reception: (808) 874-1111
Toll Free Room Reservations: (US and Canada): (800) 321-MAUI
Ph: (808) 875-5818
Fax: (808) 879-8763
Makena Beach & Golf Resort Offers Complimentary Internet for Resort Guests
Posted June 28, 2012
Wailea-Makena, Maui Monday June 27, 2012…Starting Thursday June 28, 2012, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort increases value for its resort guests by offering complimentary high speed internet in addition to its waived resort fees and free parking policies initiated in early 2012.
The free internet will be provided within the resort guestrooms with free Wifi in resort common areas such as the lobby, pool area, and their flagship restaurant Molokini Bar & Grill. The speed/bandwidth of the internet access at the resort will also be increased for more noticeably faster and enjoyable internet experience.
The Makena Beach & Golf Resort decision to provide its guests with complimentary internet was prompted by suggestions from previous guests via the resort comment cards and online review sites like Trip Advsior. “At the Makena Beach & Golf Resort, we are continually working to improve the guest experience and their comments are an integral part of the continued betterment of our property,” says Makena Beach & Golf Resort General Manager, Carmine Iommazzo, “Up to this point, the internet fees have been a concern for some of our visitors, by offering complimentary internet we will provide guests not only with quality but value-oriented vacation experience.”
For more information and for reservations, call 800-321-MAUI (6284) or 808-874-1111 or visit www.makenaresortmaui.com.
Maui's Makena Beach & Golf Resort has it all
Posted June 19, 2012